LENGTHY TRIAL: State acceptance trials of the long-range missile for Russia’s Almaz-Antey S-400 (SA-21 Growler) surface-to-air missile (SAM) system are due to be concluded in the third quarter of 2010, according to the manufacturer’s general director. The longest-range weapon associated with the S-400 is thought to be the 40N6. This missile has a fly-out range of up to 400 km. (250 mi.). The head of Almaz-Antey also reportedly confirms that the S-500 SAM system is intended to be ready in ...

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